Welterweight Championship: Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman The immortal Manny Pacquiao faces one of the best Welterweights this generation has to offer in Keith Thurman TONIGHT
The immortal Manny Pacquiao faces one of the best Welterweights this generation has to offer in Keith Thurman TONIGHT headlining a four-fight FOX pay-per-view (PPV) from inside MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thurman (29-0, 23 KO) boasts wins over standout compatriots Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia, while Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KO) was last seen handily out-classing Adrien Broner in January. Manny Pacquiaon will attempt to roll back the years when he takes on the undefeated Keith Thurman tonight.
The ring legend is fighting for the 71st time as a professional and shows no sign of slowing down at the age of 40 Thurman is 10 years Pacquiao’s junior and victory for the American will signal the beginning of the end of his rival’s career. But the champion is the slight underdog as Pacquiao bids to keep rewriting history.
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Manny Pacquaio believes he still has “another year or two” left in the tank as he continues fighting beyond his 40th birthday. The Filipino legend will take on Keith Thurman in his 71st professional bout in Las Vegas this Saturday (July 20) as he bids to win the WBA (Super) welterweight title.
The iconic figure will be headlining the famous MGM Grand for an unprecedented 15th time as he continues to be at the top of the sport for a remarkable period of time. But Pacquiao has outlined how long he expects to be able to compete – declaring he sees himself fighting until he is at least 42.